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Doctoral & predoctoral programmes

Do you have a passion for your field of study and for research? If so, you should consider doing a PhD at KU Leuven. You will have an opportunity to conduct research in an internationally competitive environment under the supervison of our professors - experts with excellent international reputations. You will tackle fundamental or concrete topics in your field of study with the intention of making innovative contributions.

Admission requirements

Practical information for students who have been admitted

Additional information for (pre)doctoral students


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